Textadventure

02.14.13
Linden Lab releases Versu, an interactive fiction system for iPad
02.14.13

Linden Lab releases Versu, an interactive fiction system for iPad

Linden Lab is best known for putting together the old social MMO Second Life, but more recently...

By M. Schramm,   02.14.13
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01.06.11
Livescribe hack lets you play Zork with (smart) pen and paper
01.06.11

Livescribe hack lets you play Zork with (smart) pen and paper

Livescribe's pen certainly seems like a hackable enough device, but for some reason we haven't...

By D. Melanson,   01.06.11
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10.31.10
Interactive fiction meets interactive typewriter, pilfers the kingdoms of Zork (video)
10.31.10

Interactive fiction meets interactive typewriter, pilfers the kingdoms of Zork (video)

You are standing in an open field as usual, or perhaps you're in the darkness, likely to be eaten b...

By Sean Hollister,   10.31.10
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08.15.07
Interactive fiction on the iPhone
08.15.07

Interactive fiction on the iPhone

Before the iPod and the iPhone, there was iFiction-- err, interactive fiction, which is what we now...

By M. Schramm,   08.15.07
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06.28.07
The History of Zork examines a legend
06.28.07

The History of Zork examines a legend

The idea of a commercially successful videogame with nary a single picture is, in today's market, a...

By John Bardinelli,   06.28.07
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04.10.07
Interactive fiction writer Emily Short talks about her craft
04.10.07

Interactive fiction writer Emily Short talks about her craft

Emily Short doesn't design dull or formulaic interactive fiction. Each one of her releases is remark...

By John Bardinelli,   04.10.07
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04.02.07
XYZZY interactive fiction awards dispensed
04.02.07

XYZZY interactive fiction awards dispensed

The annual XYZZY awards have been announced, flaunting the gobs of creativity still flowing from the...

By John Bardinelli,   04.02.07
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03.14.07
Text adventures arrive on the DS via unofficial channels
03.14.07

Text adventures arrive on the DS via unofficial channels

We can't tell you to download them (in fact, we'll tell you not to), but we can definitely applaud t...

By JC Fletcher,   03.14.07
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06.12.06
Interactive phiction: Zork phone demo is online
06.12.06

Interactive phiction: Zork phone demo is online

Remember ZoiP (née Zasterisk), the open source implementation of the text-adventure classic t...

By C. Grant,   06.12.06
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